Women in Science


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Our Mission

The Women in Science program aims to contribute to establishing a community of women scientists at CUNY by providing women scientists with practical tools for building their careers, as well as opportunities for networking with colleagues and establishing mentoring relationships. 

 The program's series of events includes the annual Inspiring Women Scientists forum as well as smaller targeted roundtables and workshops designed to address areas of interest and concern for women students, faculty, and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.


2015 Women in Science Forum

Date: September 24, 2015

Time: 1:30PM - 6:30PM

Place: CUNY Advanced Science Research Center


The 2015 forum will feature Wendy Suzuki, Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at New York University and the author of the recently published Healthy Brain, Happy Life.

You will also hear two panels of highly accomplished professionals discuss how they achieved success and what they learned along the way. The forum will conclude with a networking reception.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

Tracy Day

Co-Founder and CEO of the World Science Festival

Michal Lipson

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University

Elisa Riedo

Professor of Physics, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

Reshma Saujani

Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code

Gillian Small

CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research & Executive Director of CUNY ASRC

Susan L. Solomon

Co-Founder and CEO of The New York Stem Cell Foundation

Rein V. Ulijn

Director of CUNY ASRC Nanoscience Initiative


You can register for the Women in Science Forum here.


For speaker bios and more information on this event, click here.